Last-minute tips on what and how to revise for the ICSE 2019 Class 10 Chemistry Board Exam:
- Revise important equations (along with the catalysts, valencies, conditions, etc., if any).
- Revise definitions, “difference between” questions, application-based questions, etc. You can go through previous years’ questions and the Analysis of Pupils’ Performance (both available here: Important CISCE Publications) to access a variety of such questions.
- Revise electron dot structures/models of important compounds.
- Revise common salts and their colors. The list is available as a PDF here: ICSE Chemistry: List of Names and Colors of Common Salts (NOTES)
- Revise the different names of a substance, e.g. a list of IUPAC and common names, which is available here: ICSE Chemistry: Nomenclature: Table of Common and IUPAC Names of Organic Compounds (NOTES)
- Revise the periodic table elements.
- Revise conversions for Organic Chemistry. PDF notes for the same are available here: ICSE Chemistry: Organic Chemistry: Conversions (NOTES)
Chapter-wise and single-page PDF revision notes available here under the ICSE Chemistry heading: Quick Links: all ICSE notes and tips in one place
Last-minute tips on how to write your ICSE 2019 Class 10 Chemistry Board Exam Paper:
- Mention the units when solving Organic Chemistry numericals.
- State what has been given when beginning to solve a numerical.
- Mention any laws, if applicable, while solving a numerical.
- Label all equations (including the catalysts, valencies, conditions, etc. as mentioned above).
- Draw all diagrams with a sharpened pencil, and remember to label the diagrams.
- Write to -the-point. Quality trumps quantity in any exam!
- Give examples, where relevant.
- Make sure you write the bases when answering “difference between” questions.
- Have a neat presentation. For paper presentation tips, see: How to Write Your Board Exam Papers (TIPS)
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